|Off the lip
Passengers riding the warm current
Hawaiian ono swimming off the California coast? Giant sunfish in Alaska? A sea turtle usually at home off the Galapagos Islands floating near San Francisco? Yup. This is an interesting graphic showing the unusually warm water temps (relative to 30-year averages) on the west coast, and here's the article from which it came... I especially love the photo of the Blue Buoy Barnacle. Nature is rad.
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